Soil & Fertilizers

Coffee Grounds for Gardening

Coffee Grounds for Gardening - Pros, Cons, and How to Use Them

by Max on Fri, 10/02/2020 - 07:54
Coffee grounds are often used to remove odors, prevent insects & pests, and scrub the body. But did you know that gardeners also use the waste of the coffee to fertilize the garden, improve the soil quality, and so on? So keep reading to learn into details about the coffee grounds and how to use them properly in the garden. 
Mushroom Compost

Mushroom Compost - What it is, and How to Use it

by Max on Sun, 09/20/2020 - 02:35
The name ‘mushroom compost’ implies that this type of compost is made with mushrooms, but actually, it does not contain mushrooms and instead is developed specifically for growing mushrooms. However, mushroom compost can be beneficial to a whole host of plants and vegetables, not just mushrooms. To find out all about mushroom compost, what it is, how to make it, and what to use it for, read on.
What Can You Compost?

What Can You Compost? And What Cannot Be Composted?

by Max on Mon, 08/24/2020 - 16:13
Making your own compost is a great way to save money, improve the quality of your soil, help the environment and make use of things that would otherwise have gone to waste and ended up in a landfill. But what exactly can you add to your compost, and what should you avoid? Materials that can be composted are those that are organic, though not all organic materials are suitable. Things you can add to your compost pile include the following.
Types of Mulch

10 Types of Organic & Inorganic Mulch You Can Use In the Garden

by Max on Wed, 05/27/2020 - 00:33
One of the best and cost-effective methods to improve the soil quality for plant growth is using mulch. Seasoned gardeners used it for decades while beginners want to learn more about it. In this article, let's learn in-depth about different types of mulch for gardening. We'll category by organic & inorganic varieties with facts and uses.
Calcium Nitrate Fertilizer

Calcium Nitrate Fertilizer - Uses, Pros, Cons, and Application Rate

by Max on Sun, 03/01/2020 - 17:08
Calcium nitrate fertilizer is one source of plant food you may have heard of that is especially beneficial for crops such as pepper and tomato plants and apple trees. But what actually is calcium nitrate fertilizer? How can it benefit your plants, do you need it, and how can it be used?
Fish Emulsion Fertilizer

Fish Emulsion Fertilizer - How to Use Fish Emulsion On Plants

by Max on Sun, 03/01/2020 - 16:35
There are so many choices of fertilizer available today that it can be overwhelming to decide which one to go with. Fish emulsion fertilizer is one option, but what actually is fish fertilizer, what are its benefits, and how do you use it? Read on to discover everything the home gardener needs to know about this organic fertilizer.
Compost Thermometer

5 Best Compost Thermometers - Super Accurate Tools To Measure Your Compost Temperature

by Max on Sun, 06/30/2019 - 04:11
A compost thermometer will give you the confidence to know exactly when to turn your compost, but there are so many models available, it can be difficult to know which is the right compost thermometer for you. This is what we're going to cover in this article.
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